What is it? NTIS is a free bibliographic database compiled by the National Technical Information Service (NTIS). It includes recent research sponsored by the United States and select foreign governments. NTIS contains over 2 million bibliographic records and is a distinguished resource for accessing the latest research sponsored by the United States and some international governments. Included bibliographic data corresponds to technical reports, conference proceedings, journal articles, software, datafiles, patents, theses, government inventions available for licensing, video and audiocassettes, etc. Most records include abstracts, and 20 percent of the new titles come from foreign sources. Informational records include data covering research reports, computer software, video, and audiocassettes. Over 75,000 records are added annually. This free version does not include subject indexing terms. Updated daily.
Why use it? Technical reports for interlibrary loan
Access: Freely available to anyone on the Web. The full NTIS database goes back to 1964 and includes full subject indexing. It is only available by consulting with a reference librarian.
Learn more: Obtaining Documents: Most reports listed in the NTIS database are not available in the MSU Libraries, but faculty, staff, and students can obtain them through Interlibrary Loan.
Subjects: Engineering, Government Information
Last updated: 2014-07-24 21:34:30 by Greg Notess